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I am now 41 years old, Osgood Schlatter's since I was 12. Each knee huge bump that aches daily and sensitive. Surgery? Post op expectations?

I am now 41 years old, Osgood Schlatter's since I was 12.  Each knee huge bump that aches daily and sensitive. Surgery? Post op expectations?

The tibial tubercle-: -is not symptomatic after growth. C an orthopedist & have images & xam. Could have a free fragment in the tendon. This can B symptomatic & can B excised. A tendon splitting incision is used & the fragment removed. Healing is fast & the integrity of the tendon is not compromised. ...Read more

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Is it possible for an osgood-schlatter disease patient to need a surgery?

Is it possible for an osgood-schlatter disease patient to need a surgery?

Maybe: quite rare. usually pts grow out of it by the time they finish growing. sometimes PT or antiinflammatories or rest. Rare for surgery ...Read more

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What is helpful for osgood schlatter's disease?

What is helpful for  osgood schlatter's disease?

Manage Pain, stretch: The most common treatments for osgood-schlatters include rest/ activity modification, ice, compression, anti-inflammatories, massage and therapeutic stretching that focuses on the muscles of the upper leg (hamstrings & quads). Individuals with osgood schlatter may partipate in activity to limits of pain tolerance without concern. ...Read more

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Is osgood schlatter disease curable?

Yes: Often it resolves on it's own. Sometimes it requires rest and anti-inflammatories. You can also try ice for 20 minutes a couple times a day. In severe cases, immobilization of the knee by casting is done. ...Read more

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What is osgood schlatter versus plica syndrome?

Separate problems.: Plica syndrome results in pain along the front/inside of your knee. Osgood-Schlatter's is an overuse of the patellar tendon insertion, in skeletally immature youngsters. ...Read more

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Growth spurt, could I have osgood schlatter's disease?

Osgood-Schlatter: This disorder is not uncommon in teens going through rapid growth. So if you are a teen and have been growing lots recently, certainly could develop os. Pain is at the bony prominence on your tibia (lower leg bone) just below the knee. More common in athletes, but can happen to any teen. Use ice and Ibuprofen when symptoms are acting up, and if persists despite that, see your doc. ...Read more

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Is swimming good or bad for osgood schlatter disease .. ?

Is swimming good or bad for osgood schlatter disease .. ?

Good: Osgood-schlatter is a condition involving a portion of the tibial growth plate at the insertion of the patellar tendon. It is associated with tight quadriceps (especially the rectus femoris). The best treatment is lots of stretching, nsaids and rice. It resolves when the growth plates close. Swimming is unlikely to exacerbate the issue and is a good way to stay active. ...Read more

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Would my bump from osgood schlatter disease ever go away?

Prob not: @ age 50 your prominent tibial tubercle is very unlikely to go away.Most 'bumps ' from adolescent 'osgood - schlatters' are not painful in adulthood; hopefully this is true in your case! good luck! ...Read more

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What is strickland protocol for osgood schlatter disease?

Unproven: It is a way to treat osgood schlatters but you have to buy the book describing how it works from jenny strickland who developed the treatment. I am unable to find any peer reviewed articles written that substantiate her claims. I have looked it over and there is nothing recommended that would hurt the young athlete. Depending on the cost of the book it might be the same as a co-pay at pt. ...Read more

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Do people with osgood schlatter disease have a lot of pain?

Do people with osgood schlatter disease have a lot of pain?

Yed i did: Very painful to knee l on tender more than painful ice and avoid offending activity it stops whenyou stop growing you'll get atemder bump. ...Read more

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